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Mobile Internet services snapped in three Kashmir districts

Mobile Internet services snapped in three Kashmir districts

Mobile Internet services snapped : Mobile Internet services were today snapped in three districts of Kashmir Valley, including the summer capital, as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. The services have been barred in Srinagar, Anantnag and Pulwama districts of the valley, a police official said. He said the decision to suspend the

Kashmir re-emerges as paradise for filmmakers

Kashmir re-emerges as paradise for filmmakers

Srinagar Bollywood is again turning its eyes, and cameras too, towards its once-favourite destination- Kashmir–as with the increase in the footfall of tourists, film crews are returning to the Valley to capture the picturesque, shooting-friendly locales and rekindle the old romance with the place. Of late, several movies have been filmed in Kashmir–portraying the place

Kashmir: Madrasa teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor boy

A written complaint was received in Police Station Kreeri on January 28 this year from a student (name withheld ) of Madrasa Darul-Hudda accompanied by his father to the effect that on 20th December one teacher of the seminary (Darulaloom ) namely Mufti Hilal Ahmad Ganie resident of  Nowpora, Jageer, Baramulla called the boy in his

Mobile internet services

Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir

Mobile internet services have been snapped in Kashmir as a precautionary measure on the occasion of the Republic Day, officials said today. The internet services on mobile phones and data cards were suspended yesterday as part of the security drill of the Republic Day. Although, it’s a normal practice in Kashmir to suspend the internet services

Malala Yousafzai: A Bollywood biopic on the Nobel Peace Prize winner is being shot in Kashmir

Srinagar: Bollywood film ‘Gul Makai’, based on the life of teenager Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, is being shot in the Ganderbal district of Kashmir for the last few days. Directed by Amjad Khan, the cast of the film includes Reem Shaikh, Divya Dutta, Mukesh Rishi, Abhimanyu Singh and Ajaz Khan.“The film chronicles

Avalanche hits ski resort Gulmarg

Avalanche hits ski resort Gulmarg, Swedish skier killed

Avalanche hits ski resort Gulmarg: An avalanche hit the Tourist resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, police said. A foreign tourist was killed while another was reported missing but later was traced. An official said that a Swedish tourist, identified as Daniel, was killed while another was traced later identified as Benjeman.“Two

Meet the youth who wants to bring rap to Kashmir

Meet the youth who wants to bring rap to Kashmir . Muhammad Yawar Bhat, a budding Kashmiri rapper, is all about bringing rap and local music together in a playful way. According to him, the Valley needs awareness about the rap music that incorporates rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular. Yawar said that he wants to bring Kashmiri songs in rap music “so

Road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed

Only road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed for winter season

Road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed: The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir, has been closed for winter months while Kashmir highway was through for traffic despite rain. The road link connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir has been officially closed from Sunday for winter months. Notably, Zojila Pass on the highway receives

Anti-US protests in Kashmir Valley over Jerusalem

Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) Anti-US protests were staged in the Kashmir Valley on Friday over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, officials said. Protesters staged a march after the Friday prayers in uptown Maisuma locality of Srinagar and other places including Hasanabad area of the city shouting slogans

Irfan Dar's murder case

Kashmir police cracks Sepoy Irfan Dar’s murder case

Irfan Dar’s murder case: The recent gruesome murder of Sepoy Irfan Dar who was working with 175 Territorial Army has been worked out and one of the Co-conspirators has been arrested by the  Kashmir police. Pertinently, the bullet ridden body of the said jawan was recovered from village Wuthmula on 25th November and consequently Case 

Shiv Sena members hoist tricolor

Shiv Sena members hoist tricolor at Lal chowk in Kashmir

Shiv Sena members hoist tricolor: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Shiv Sena has sent a team to Srinagar to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk on Wednesday, its state chief Dimpy Kohli said. The party’s move comes in the wake of National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah daring the center to hoist the tricolor at Lal Chowk. The

Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl

Former Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl scores a goal for women’s football

Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl: Last year, Afshan Ashiq’s picture as an angry Kashmiri girl pelting stones at the J&K police got her into national media spotlight, more so after it was discovered that she was an avid footballer. Afshan now says that picture  not just turned around her sporting career but also helped introduce many young Kashmiri

Birds throng Kashmir Valley

Three lakh migratory birds throng Kashmir Valley M I Jehangir

Birds throng Kashmir Valley: The gloomy winter landscape of the Kashmir Valley has come alive with a myriad of colours with the arrival of three lakh winged visitors from as far as Central Asia and Europe after arduous efforts by the Wildlife Department to restore their natural habitat. Tufted Duck, Gadwall, Brahminy Duck, Garganey, Greylag

Army folis infiltration bid

Army folis infiltration bid in Keran

Srinagar, Nov 22, Army folis infiltration bid in Keran : Army today foiled an infiltration bid by militants near the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing an ultra, but lost a soldier while two other security personnel were injured.“An infiltration bid was foiled by alert soldiers in Keran sector

ISIS first attack in India in Kashmir?

ISIS first attack in India in Kashmir?

ISIS first attack India: The ISIS propaganda wing Amaq News Agency of Islamic State has claimed that they carried the attack in Zakura area of Srinagar on November 17. In the Statement released by the terror group, they have taken the responsibility for killing a police officer in the Valley at Zakura.On Friday, a shootout

Nephew of top terrorist Zakiur-Rehman Lakhvi killed in Kashmir

Army on Saturday eliminated five hardcore terrorists in an encounter in the Hajin area of Bandipura district of North Kashmir. An Air Force (GARUD) commando was also martyred during the operation. Unconfirmed reports from army intelligence also stated that nephew of the Pakistan based terrorist leader Zakiur-Rehman Lakhvi was also killed in the encounter that was

Osama followed developments in Kashmir,Headley trial: Documents

Washington, Nov 2, Osama bin Laden closely followed developments in Kashmir and the trial of Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley in the 2008 Mumbai attack case, according to documents seized from a Pakistani compound where the al-Qaeda founder was killed in a US raid in 2011. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) yesterday released 470,000 additional

Separatist leaders of Kashmir dare Supreme Court over changes in Article 35A

Separatist leaders of Kashmir dare Supreme Court over changes in Article

Police cracks braid chopping case in Kashmir

Srinagar, October 28 : – Braid chopping case. Yesterday police station Sadder received an information that a braid chopping incident has occured in Chanapora area and one Wasim Yousuf Bhat resident of Roselane Colony alledged that braid of his wife namely Aasia has been chopped by some unknown person after spraying some substance on her

Ex-Intelligence Chief becomes Kashmir’s new interlocutor

The centre’s new interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir has been announced. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on Monday, announced Dineshwar Sharma, a former intelligence bureau chief, as centre’s new interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir. Rajnath Singh declared that the retired officer would have “complete freedom” to hold sustained dialogue with all groups and individuals” including the